hide1 W2S2 [haıd] v past tense hid [hıd] past participle hidden [ˈhıdn]
[: Old English; Origin: hydan]
1.) [T]
to deliberately put or keep something or someone in a place where they cannot easily be seen or found
hide sth in/under/behind etc
Marcia hid the pictures in her desk drawer.
She keeps a bottle of gin hidden behind a stack of books.
hide sth/sb from sb
He was accused of trying to hide evidence from the police.
2.) [T]
to cover something so that it cannot be seen clearly
The church roof was half hidden by trees.
Her tangled hair hid her face.
to go or stay in a place where no one will see or find you
Quick, he's coming! We'd better hide.
hide in/under/behind etc
Harry hid under the bed.
hide from sb
Weiss spent two years hiding from the Nazis.
4.) [T]
to keep someone in a place where other people will not find them
The old woman hid him in her cellar for three days.
hide sb from sb
We'll have to hide him from the soldiers.
5.) [T]
to keep your real feelings, plans, or the truth secret, so that they cannot be known by other people
hide your disappointment/embarrassment/confusion etc
She laughed to hide her nervousness.
He took off his ring to hide the fact that he was married.
He told the jury that he is innocent and has nothing to hide.
hide sth from sb
Don't try to hide anything from me.
hide your light under a bushel [i]atbushel
hide 2
hide2 n
[: Old English; Origin: hyd]
1.) BrE a place from which you can watch animals or birds without being seen by them
American Equivalent: blind
2.) an animal's skin, especially when it has been removed to be used for leather
ox hide gloves
3.) have/tan sb's hide
spoken to punish someone severely - used humorously
4.) sb's hide
spoken used to talk about someone when they are in a difficult situation
He would say anything in court to try and save his own hide (=save himself) .
5.) not see hide nor hair of sb
spoken to not see someone anywhere for a fairly long time
I haven't seen hide nor hair of him for ages.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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